Circle Dinners and Film Awards Vintage Photo Gallery
Stars and critics from the 1940s to the 1980s
We've recently discovered some old photographs in the archives...
A Circle dinner held at Claridges in 1949 - Hermione Gingold and Mary Ellis are on the top table and the film actress Rosamund John is in the forefront on the left by the table card 14. © Critics' Circle
Glynis Johns and Robert Donat at the S R Littlewood dinner in 1947 . © Critics' Circle
Ralph Richardson and Meriel Forbes at a the same dinner. © Critics' Circle
Meriel Forbes and Ralph Richardson. © Critics' Circle
Robert Donat with S R Littlewood and the Earl Of Bessborough. © Critics' Circle
Sybil Thorndyke with another guest at a dinner held at the Savoy in September 1947 to mark the Golden Jubilee of S R Littlewood, Editor of the Stage and a founder of the Circle. © Critics' Circle
Donald Wolfit and his wife Rosalind Iden at a Circle dinner in the 1950s. © Critics' Circle
Our first three Film Awards - they began in 1980 - were held at the National Film Theatre on the South Bank.
© Critics' Circle
Andi and Pam Engel (Artificial Eye), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Best Screenwriter for Heat and Dust), critic Tom Hutchinson, Ken Wlaschin, and critic Peter Cargin in 1982. © Critics' Circle.
1980 - First film awards. Nicolas Roeg, Hanna Schygula, Lynne Frederick, Barry Spikings, Barbara Stone, Tim Hampton and Wilfred Beaver. © Critics Circle